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on washington, new civil rights leaders descend on the lincoln memorial where martin luther king, jr. once told us he had a dream. >> come on, let's go! >>> the fast-moving wildfire that has consumed 165 square miles has entered yosemite national park. and having doubled in size in just one day, it's now bearing down on thousands of structures. >>> she was tried, convicted and monday she'll be back in court. now jane velez-mitchell reveals new details about jodi arias that show how a previous boyfriend may have narrowly escaped her clutches. >>> good morning, everyone. i'm brianna kheiler. >> and i'm ivan watson. it's 10:00 p.m. on the east coast, 7:00 on the west. and you're in the cnn newsroom. >> let freedom ring. >> and we begin this hour with history being made again today in the nation's capital. >> that's right. marchers are retracing the landmark 1963 march on washington. it was 50 years ago wednesday that the reverend martin luther king, jr. called for an end to hatred and bigotry in his "i have a dream" speech. >> chris is on the mall. chris, participants are exchanging words, but the
, the search for suspected killer turns now to idaho. we'll be talking to washington state police for the latest on the manhunt from their perspective. vo: at meineke we know that oil is the lifeblood of every car. remember to change it on schedule to keep your car healthy. show your car a little love with an oil change starting at $19.95. >>> the hunt for james dimaggio and his alleged kidnapping victim hannah anderson has turned to a vast wilderness area in idaho. >> roads into the area are being blocked off as police hunt for the pair, and a few minutes ago we spoke with sergeant jason hicks with the washington state patrol to learn the latest on the search. >> there is an investigative crew on ground in idaho. we here in washington in cooperation with the oregon state police have kept the amber alert in effect hoping for new information from the investigative team in idaho to kind of point us in the direction that we need to go in order to assist them in any way we need to. >> but you don't necessarily -- i mean, are you being extra vigilant in your area? obviously not. the id
us from washington. emily, clearly the obama administration feels that something is up here, but specifically do we know what led them to pull the trigger on closing these embassies? >> we have a couple of different ways to pull back the curtain for you. first of all, with what we've been reporting, officials have been tracking this knowledge they said for weeks, but in the past few days they say the chatter was simply increasing enough to believe that al qaeda in the arabian peninsula in yemen could be in the final stages of planning an unspecified attack. this morning the white house tells cnn though it's not going to comment on intelligence in this case, particularly as it relates to a "new york times" report that says some of this intelligence came from intercepted electronic communications between senior al qaeda operatives. this article notes that's one of the main functions of the nsa. so you take a look at the embassy closings, they are officially for sunday but they could be extended, and there could be more closings in number. in fact, yesterday we were talking abo
. >> the justice department says it will not challenge laws on the books in colorado and washington state that allow people to smoke pot for recreational use. instead, officials say, they'll focus on things like dangerous drug cartels, trafficking, the big stuff, keeping the drug away from kids. >> nick valencia joins us now. the department of justice has no plans of actually legalizing marijuana. that we know. i think we can say safely, but let's talk about enforcing the laws around this, what is now classified as a category one. >> some people think they're talking out of both sides of their mouth. they say there are newer priorities. they released a memo saying they're going after cartels and traffickers, not the producers or distributors, but there's some precedent set here that doesn't give them so much credibility. very early on in the administration, they said they weren't going to go after medical marijuana dispensaries. some of them got too sizable and profitable and they did just that. some very, you know, sort of trepidation here when it comes to what the feds are now saying. >
to pull out of those joint exercises. so it was a situation on the ground but also pressure in washington. key republicans like senator john mccain and lindsey graham had recently been to egypt with the blessing of the white house, came back, had some critical comments about the administration pushing for tougher action. both senators releasing a statement saying in part that we cannot be complicity in the mass slaughter of civilians and then tough words for the obama white house saying, quote, the failure of the obama administration to use our influence to shape events in this critical part of the world has only diminished our credibility, limited our influence, and constrained our policy options. this was all driven by the actions on the ground but also the pressure coming from washington. >> dan lothian on martha's vineyard. thank you, dan. >>> now to idaho. fresh hot shot teams are rolling into the resort area around sun valley. a wildfire has scorched 100 square miles. it's still growing. authorities ordered 1,600 families to evacuate. "usa today" reports one home has burned to the g
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